Posts from the ‘News’ Category

  • Alex cautions against burdensome taxes for energy intensive sector

    Alex cautions against burdensome taxes for energy intensive sector

    September 12th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    The proud industrial heritage of the Tees Valley is under threat, Alex Cunningham has warned, and the decline of vitally important industries in the region will be hastened without actions to lessen the burdens posed by carbon taxes and levies. Leading a debate in the House of Commons on energy intensive industries, Labour’s Stockton North […]

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  • Internet

    MP’s campaign for superfast broadband in Stockton speeding up

    September 12th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    A survey of residents on Stockton’s Hardwick Estate has shown overwhelming demand for proper broadband – and Stockton North MP Alex Cunningham has now written to Virgin telling the company it is time they delivered it. Alex stepped up his campaign to bring superfast broadband internet to the new parts of the estate with more […]

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  • NHS

    Alex secures Ministerial intervention in hospital nurseries closure row

    September 9th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Stockton North’s Labour MP, Alex Cunningham, today won a pledge from Education Minister, Sam Gyimah MP, to intervene in the row over the decision by North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust to close two hospital nurseries with the loss of dozens of places and more than 50 full and part time jobs. Alex raised […]

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  • Alex & Rachel Reeves re. Bedroom Tax

    Pressure mounts on Government to scrap failing Bedroom Tax

    September 8th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    The Government’s Bedroom Tax is failing to deliver on the promises of the Conservative-led Coalition, according to Alex Cunningham, and now the Government’s efforts to defend this cruel and unfair policy are failing. During a vote in the House of Commons today, the Stockton North MP and Labour colleagues were joined in the lobbies by […]

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  • Greenergy

    Alex welcomes Greenergy investment in fuel infrastructure on Teesside

    August 13th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Major investment in Teesside’s fuel infrastructure will help revitalise the local economy and reduce the UK’s reliance on fuel imported from overseas, according to Alex Cunningham. The Stockton North MP’s comments came as Greenergy completed the first significant milestone in the regeneration of a former refinery at Seal Sands as part of its national programme […]

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